- The quality or state of being negligent; lack of due
diligence or care; omission of duty; habitual neglect; heedlessness. - An act or instance of negligence or carelessness. - The omission of the care usual under the circumstances,
being convertible with the Roman culpa. A specialist is bound to higher
skill and diligence in his specialty than one who is not a specialist,
and liability for negligence varies acordingly.
Imputed negligence Imputed negligence case in which responsibility for damage can be transferred from the negligent party to another person, such as an employer.
Comparative negligence laws Comparative negligence laws are laws enacted by many jurisdictions permitting an injured person to recover damages even though he or she may have contributed to the accident. The financial burden is
Comparative Negligence Comparative Negligence is a principle of law that, in some states, may enable claimants to recover a portion of their damages even when
Contributory Negligence Contributory Negligence is a principle of law that, in some states, may prevent claimants from recovering any portion of their damages if they